Mon Dec 2 14:43:00 GMT 2002
>>>>> "Anthony" == Anthony Green <email@example.com> writes:
Anthony> 1. Keep org.xml and org.w3c up to date with the latest
Anthony> official JRE rev from Sun. Sun's 1.4 spec is using JAXP 1.1.
This is in keeping with our general approach: we attempt compatibility
with the latest official release.
Anthony> 2. Add a mechanism to disable the use of libgcj's JAXP code.
Anthony> Xerces is tracking JAXP 1.2. The most recent versions of
Anthony> Tomcat and Xalan depend on the latest Xerces implementations.
That's disappointing, partly due to xerces, partly Sun, and partly us,
since we don't yet follow the java spec here.
Anthony> 3. Keep using GNUJAXP, Xerces, etc as separate packages from libgcj
Anthony> (with the exception of the core JRE-tracking org.xml/w3c classes).
Anthony> I will do  and  if there are no objections. I want to upgrade
Anthony> rhug's Xerces but this is getting in the way.
I saw your patch for this. Like Per, I think we don't want to go this
I like Per's proposal quite a bit. Do you think you could implement
it? With it we could split up libgcj into a few smaller chunks. For
instance applet+awt could go in their own library.
Failing that, perhaps option  is our best bet for the time being.
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